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'Cliffs of Dover' rose Description
'Cliffs of Dover' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: POUlemb
Exhibition name: Cliffs of Dover
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1985). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1985).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1995 as 'Cliffs of Dover'.
Shrub.   (Series: Towne & Country ® Series)  
White, yellow stamens.  Mild, honey fragrance.  5 to 10 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, arching, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 20" to 3' (50 to 90cm).  Width: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, garden or ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Canada - Patent No: PP561  on  7 Dec 1998
Application No: 96-730  on  7 Dec 1995
Rights surrendered on December 1, 2004.
Denomination: 'POULemb'
Trade name: Cliffs of Dover
United States - Patent No: PP 9,650  on  1 Oct 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/414,537  on  31 Mar 1995
Inventors: Olesen; Pernille (Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens (Fredensborg, DK)
The present invention relates to a new and distinct shrub rose variety which was originated by crossing as seed and pollen parents two unnamed and undistributed seedlings of our creation.
Ploidy information from David Zlesak.

Internal breeder code: 85-4595-6